December 3, 2019

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local,...

November 8, 2019

Amazing mentoring by our Year9 students - supporting their peers with transition to the academy #Proud #PeerMentoring

November 6, 2019

Outstanding work shared at our @DACASixthform Open Evening, inspiring others to follow their dream into creative, problem-solving, risk-taking pathways! Such amazing work! #design #Engineering #fashion #textiles #GraphicDesign #aspire #aimhigh

September 19, 2019

The Sixth Form Netball Academy have had a brilliant start to the 2019-2020 season. After 3 weeks of pre-season training and fitness the first game was against local rival St Wilfred’s. It was a very tight game throughout but we took the win 26-21 in the final quarter....

September 19, 2019

On the 19th September we took 219 year 10 students to Blackburn Cathedral to attend the Blackburn is Hiring careers aspiration event. This event hosted over 100 Universities, colleges, training providers and local employers. It was represented by all sectors from manuf...

September 6, 2019

In the summer of 2019 elections were held to find a new Head boy and Head Girl. From the many candidates who put themselves forward and who

made excellent campaign videos aimed at persuading students and staff why they should vote for them, two winners emerged… 

August 23, 2019

Students at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy were celebrating achieving top Grades 7-9 in this year’s GCSE examinations. Of all Grades, 21 were at Grade 9s, 59 Grade 8s and 100 Grade 7s. This represents a significant increase in top Grades from last year and the acade...

August 23, 2019

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy students are celebrating some outstanding post 16 results this year. Provisional indications are that 45% of all A level grades achieved were A* – B and that nearly half of all Applied / Vocational subjects were passed with top Distinc...

July 29, 2019

Eleven pupils from a Darwen high school have travelled to Uganda to work with children from the Acholi community.

Along with two teachers, the Darwen Aldridge Community Academy pupils worked in partnership with the CRED Foundation, a registered UK charity.

The pupils too...

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